Monday, December 31, 2018
Elizabeth Warren has declared her candidacy for the Presidency. She, like Julian Castro John Delaney (the other declared Democrats that did not vote for Trump, is a credit to the Progressive Movement. Now the voters will need to see how these candidates and the others that will declare in the next few months stand on the issues, convey themselves as leaders, and demonstrate their ability to mold coalitions and unite everyone around a program that will move the country forward.
Sunday, December 30, 2018
People do need to realize that most Republicans are sensible and pragmatic and want things like prosperity for everyone and issues like climate change addressed. It is just a fringe element of the now Trump Party that has its departing sane members in a chokehold.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
How dare the popular vote loser blame Democrats for the death of two immigrants when it was the policies of his administration that helped contribute to the unfortunate events. What nerve he also has in imposing a salary freeze on federal workers when they were already given an approved raise and while some of them are not getting paid during the shut down. He also exhibits tremendous nerve by claiming this is for fiscal discipline after the tax cuts for the rich he signed. VOTE HIM OUT IN 2020
The Republican Congress coming into session just to adjourn should tell all Americans how inept they are at governing.
Friday, December 28, 2018
Idea of the Week: Continue to stay involved or get involved in a cause that helps make our world a better place. It could be as simple as street clean up, contributing to a charity, helping to tutor children, or making sure all is well with the senior citizens in your family. Remember even a morsel of good service will have a lasting positive impact.
Doris Kearns Goodwin Leadership
Jon Meachum The Soul of America
Timothy Snyder: The Road to Unfreedom
Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die?
Benjamin Carter Hett: The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Here is a news flash. All children are important and we should not separate them according to nationality.
Very good editorials courtesy of the New York Times on how the Popular Vote loser and his party have hurt people through their environmental and health care policies.
Does the KKK endorsed candidate think the men and women in the military can not tell how much of a raise that they received when they see their paychecks. More lies everyone but the popular vote loser's most devoted followers see through.
The handpicked choice of the KKK endorsed candidate and popular vote loser won the Gubernatorial runoff in Georgia. This person will now fac...
Yes, politicians of all political stripes have tried to appeal to the common or forgotten person in their campaigns, calling themselves their champions. While there may have been sincere ones like FDR or LBJ, recent examples like Nixon, Reagan, and Trump used this characterization more as a political line, designed to get votes and sway the gullible. Those three were never about the people. When someone says they are for the forgotten person, look at the what they are proposing and whether they are trying to divide us or bring us together. Those are better indicators that one sentence commitments to the forgotten people.https://theconversation.com/politicians-have-long-used-the-forgotten-man-to-win-elections-103570